How to Tell If You Need to Repair Your AC System

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

It isn’t always so easy to figure out that your AC system needs to be repaired. Most systems actually break down gradually, so there will be a period with a lot of warning signs before the AC finally quits altogether. Making sure you get repairs during this time can address small issues before they become big problems. All homeowners should be sure to keep an eye out for these signs that repairs are needed.

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Checking a Home for Air Leaks

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

If air leaks exist in your home, it could create conditions that are ripe for excess condensation. Furthermore, your heating and cooling system may have to work harder to keep the home at a comfortable temperature. Fortunately, there are various ways that you can test for air leaks in a residential property.

Schedule a Service Appointment

If you believe that air is leaking into your home, it may be a good idea to call a professional ...
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Can You Save Money By Closing Vents in Some Rooms?

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Closing the vents in rooms that are not being used may sound like a good way of saving some extra cash on heating and cooling costs, but does it work? Many Ohio homeowners seem to believe this is true, but the reality is that following this advice can actually cost you more money on your utility bill. It can also lead to permanent damage to your HVAC system.

Why Closing Air Vents Won’t Lower Your Expenses

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What Should You Do When Your Furnace Won’t Turn Off?

Monday, April 8th, 2019

When your furnace keeps running, it’s a sign that something is wrong. It could turn out to be a minor concern that can be quickly fixed, or it could require a more major repair. When you have David White Services in Lancaster help you, you can trust that you’ll get our honest recommendations as to what steps you should take.

Is Your Home Below the Programmed Temperature?

Your furnace may be running and yet your home is ...
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Why You Want Emergency Heating Repair

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The choice to delay furnace or boiler repairs could result in costly damage to your home and raise your risks of respiratory illness. Even if it’s the weekend or late at night, you should seek emergency heating repair. Heat could be restored in a matter of hours, and you’ll avoid the negative consequences of an unheated home.

Moisture Will Start to Condense

Even after just a couple days without heat in cold weather, dampness will set ...
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Why Your Furnace Is Making Loud Noises

Friday, March 8th, 2019

If your furnace is making loud noises during operation, don’t ignore it. Sometimes, noisy operation is an easy fix, but it can also be a sign that your furnace is getting ready to fail. Here’s a look at common causes for noisy furnace operation and what they mean.

Banging During Startup

If your furnace only makes a banging noise when it turns on, there are two probable causes. This noise can be caused by the ductwork ...
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3 Heating System Myths

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Winters in Lancaster and Athens can be brutal, so it’s important to know what’s going on with your heating system. At David White Services, we’ve been providing comprehensive HVAC services for decades, so our team has a tremendous amount of cumulative knowledge about how heating systems work. Here, we’d like to explore three heating system myths so that you can make informed decisions.

1. Using a Fireplace Saves Money

Today, fireplaces are about creating a cozy atmosphere ...
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Stop Losing Energy Through Air and Duct Leaks

Friday, February 8th, 2019

If you haven’t had your house checked for air leaks recently, it may be time. Most houses lose a good deal of energy through air leakage. Ducts are also a place where you may be losing energy. To cut down on heating and cooling bills, you can find and seal leaks yourself or have a professional do it.

Finding Air Leaks

There are a number of ways to find air leaks in your home. You can simply ...
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Help! My Hot Water Heater Is Leaking!

Friday, January 18th, 2019

A leaking hot water heater can happen at any time, and when it does, the results can range from minor to extensive water damage depending on where it’s located. There are several common reasons that result in leaking.

Causes of Hot Water Heater Leaks

Like most appliances, it’s only a matter of time before one or more components fail. Whether the leak is at the top or bottom and due to age or by accident, it’s a ...
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The Wonderful Invention of Furnaces

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

The wonderful invention of furnaces, an appliance that generates heat, comes from a centuries-old idea. One of the earliest examples of the furnace was the hypocaust, utilized by the Romans. The hypocaust was an under-floor heating system that warmed a dwelling by supplying heat from a wood-burning fire in the basement corner. The exhaust was vented through chimneys via wall flues. Coal replaced wood as the primary heating medium in the seventeenth century and was ...
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